This website/program add-on is a powerhouse. ProWritingAid points out a lot of ways to tighten up your work. It's well worth its price tag in my opinion. Other helpful options are Hemmingway and Grammerly
I love the Reckless Deck series for when I need a fresh spark. The diverse card decks work well for art or writing. There are multiple decks for beginners, characters, worlds, and genres. Check them out!
The Emotional Thesaurus and accompanying books are powerhouses for any writer looking to diversify their repertoire.
NEW and expanded!
Books I have learned from on my journey to being an author.
This series of writing books, my dad read to me as a teenage while I took notes as a learning session for us both. My parents have always greatly encourages my reading and writing. I wouldn't have walked this path without their foundation. Some day, I need to reread them. It never hurts to go back to the basics.